Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav. (Photograph by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP by way of Getty Photos)

It was a memorable outing for Suryakumar Yadav on Sunday towards England as he turned the fifth Indian to attain a century within the T20I format. Although his knock went in useless as England clinched a 17-run victory within the remaining T20I of the three-match sequence, skipper Rohit Sharma was all praises for the star within the making.

Chasing a complete of 216 runs, India’s begin to the chase was dismal because the top-order batters have been dismissed early. Rishabh Pant misplaced his wicket in simply the second over, and his dismissal was adopted by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma strolling again to the pavilion. It was Yadav who pulled India out of the distress and added the essential runs on board to maintain the hopes alive.

“I assumed it was a unbelievable chase though we fell brief. We’re happy with the combat. Surya was magnificent to look at. I’ve been watching him for some time now. Loves this format, has wide selection of photographs. He has grown from energy to energy since we received him into the squad,” Sharma mentioned in the course of the post-match presentation.

We’ve issues to work on as a bunch: Rohit Sharma

Notably, India gained the primary two video games with ease, because the Rohit Sharma-led aspect clinched a 5o-run win within the first recreation and adopted it up with a 49-run victory within the second to seal the sequence. Whereas the Males in Blue seemed for a whitewash, the Jos Buttler-led English aspect made it tough for India to maintain up with that dream.

“They put us beneath stress with their batting. An honest partnership put us on the again foot. You again your self to get this rating. We have been clear in attempting out guys if they will bowl 4 overs. We’ve issues to work on as a bunch. Hope so. To this point issues are fairly good. We don’t need to sit on laurels,” Rohit added.

Having gained the T20I sequence by 2-1, India will now look to win the three-match ODI sequence that begins on July 12 with the primary recreation being scheduled at The Oval in London. The second and third video games of the sequence can be performed at Lord’s (London) and Previous Trafford (Manchester) on July 14 and July 17 respectively.